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Plum wine : a novel

Author: Angela Davis-Gardner
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, Terrace Books, ©2006.
Series: Library of American fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Barbara Jefferson, a young American teaching in Tokyo in the 1960s, is set on a life-changing quest when her Japanese surrogate mother, Michi, dies, leaving her a tansu of homemade plum wines wrapped in rice paper. Within the papers Barbara discovers writings in Japanese calligraphy that comprise a startling personl narrative. With the help of her translator, Seiji Okada, Barbara begins to unravel the mysteries of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Davis-Gardner
ISBN: 0299211606 9780299211608 9780385340830 0385340834
OCLC Number: 61169776
Awards: Commended for Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize (Fiction) 2007
Description: xi, 316 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Library of American fiction.
Responsibility: Angela Davis-Gardner.
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Barbara Jefferson, a young American teaching in Tokyo in the 1960s, is set on a life-changing quest when her Japanese surrogate mother, Michi, dies, leaving her a tansu of homemade plum wines wrapped  Read more...

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A mystery that unfolds as beautifully, delicately, and ceremoniously as a lotus blossom. One of the most memorable novels I have read in many years. - Lee Smith, author of The Last Girls ""A complex Read more...

 
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